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Affirmative action is a policy that encourages the increased representation of members of a minority group. In the U.S. these policies are often enacted by employers and educational institutions in education or employment. See recent affirmative action news
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Affirmative action should be replaced with vigorous enforcement of equal opportunity laws backed up by draconian penalties. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Garden City, MI
There are very few affirmative action programs still in existence so the issue is not important. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Fort Worth, TX
No anyone who wants to work should get training in the field they want to work in. This should start by age 10. No welfare more people will want to work. 4 years ago from a Republican in Vilonia, AR
No, and laws should be passed prohibiting favorable treatment for anybody. 4 years ago from a Republican in West Covina, CA
No they have become a politically correct "quota system". And what and when is a minority. Such as blacks are considered a "minority" but in cities such as Chicago, Oakland, Detroit, and others the blacks are the majority. So should... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Malakoff, TX
No as these laws are now politically correct "quota driven laws" and just what is and when is a race a minority. Such as blacks are considered a minority and given favorable treatment, but in cities like Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta, the blacks... 4 years ago from a Republican in Malakoff, TX
Studies should be done to see where fairness will or will not prevail without aap's and states and counties make final decisions. 4 years ago from a Republican in Saint Paul, MN
Mixed. Despite it creating more opportunities for minorities, affirmative action can create a bias towards hiring minorities based on leaving equally qualified workers to be rejected in favor of minorities. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Reynoldsburg, OH
Yes, when it comes to education in high poverty areas and in government positions. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Sturgis, MI
So how do you tell who is a minority? I look white but I have native blood. Am I (Other)? People should qualify on thier merits problem is this is not reality so, laws must be passed to hire a certain number of minorities regardless of thier skill set or... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Adelanto, CA
No additional programs should be created; however, if the current programs are fulfilling their objectives, they should stay in place. 4 years ago from a Republican in New Braunfels, TX
No, fair hiring for jobs should lie on the business owner not the government. There should not be programs giving ANYONE special treatment because of the color of their skin. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Clemmons, NC